Did You Know: Houston’s Don Chaney- Only Man to Team With Both NBA Greats...

As player and a coach, Don Chaney left an indelible mark across the NBA landscape. Now, one of the game's greatest defensive players of the...

DID YOU KNOW: Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977)

Marking Her 100th Birthday Courage Still Lives Had she lived Fannie Lou Hamer would have turned 100 years old this month. The civil rights activist, whose...

Did You Know: 60 Years Ago- The Little Rock Nine Changed America

September 25, 1957, became a historic day in the Nation when nine courageous children risked their lives to attend Central High School in Little...

“What If”

by Carlos Walker What if reality as we know it wasn’t what we knew it to be? What if the stories of the past were...

Did You Know: Inoculation was introduced to America by a Slave and Medical Pioneer.

Innoculations or “Shots”, as they are commonly known, was introduced to America by slaves and influenced by African cultures. Ethiopia Early travelers to Ethiopia report that variolation was...

Did You Know: Freedman’s Cemetery

Thousands of African Americans who gathered here to start a new life after the Civil War. In the following years, they built a buzzing...

DID YOU KNOW? One of The Oldest Black Baptist Churches in Texas

A Historical Snapshot of  Rev. Israel Campbell and Galveston’s Avenue L Missionary Baptist Church Israel Sydney Campbell was born in Russellville, Ky.  This gifted child,...

DID YOU KNOW?: O.P. DeWalt 1890–1931

One of Houston’s Own Made Ultimate Sacrifice for Civil Rights O.P. DeWalt, was a powerful and active civil-rights leader right here in Houston. He was...

DID YOU KNOW: The Honorable Carl Walker Jr.

 The First African-American Appointed to the U.S. Attorney’s Offices in Houston “I hold our men and women who have used their lives to better our...

DID YOU KNOW-MONROE ALPHEUS MAJORS,  (1864–1960) The First Black Doctor in Texas

Dr. Monroe A. Majors is the first African-American physician in Texas, and the second African-American physician in Dallas. He also holds the distinction of...